Dreaming of the Redcoat Band

Posted 5 years 5 months ago

Hugh Hodgson School of Music graduate Richard Gnann (BMus, MMEd) is the author of Dreaming of the Redcoat Band, the true story of one child’s Bulldog dream — to march in Sanford Stadium with the University of Georgia Redcoat Band. The story personifies the Redcoat Marching Band legacy and experience for the hundreds of Franklin and UGA students who have comprised its ranks over the years. The book inspires children to follow their dreams and inspires parents to encourage childhood dreams. It is also an opportunity to support the band, as all profits generated from the book will be donated...

Inaugural Alumni Awards

Posted 5 years 7 months ago

There's a really good rule of thumb in the Franklin College - one of many, to be sure - that says our graduates are who we are. At the Inaugural Alumni Awards dinner at the Classic Center last night (Oct. 18), the Franklin College honored six of our alumni, whose success speaks to the breadth of our mission as a college of arts and sciences:

“These outstanding graduates have distinguished themselves in their careers and highlight the many contributions that Franklin College alumni make to improving health, enriching quality of life and even answering fundamental questions, such as...

Alum returns to present geology colloquium

Posted 5 years 7 months ago
Afghanistan map

Franklin College alumnus Ed Moritz (B.S., Geology, '82) returns to campus next week to give a talk about his work on oil and gas projects in Afghanistan. His talk, "Afghanistan's Mineral Endowment: Example Projects from the Hydrocarbon and Mining Sectors," will be held at 3:30 pm on Thursday, October 11 in room 200A of the Geography and Geology Building. The talk is free and the public is invited to attend.

Mr. Moritz joined Gustavson Associates in September 1989 and became President of the firm in August 2007. Since that time he has been involved in and personally conducted...

UGA Art instructor creates monument to Revolutionary War patriots

Posted 5 years 9 months ago

The City of Washington, Ga., will unveil a new monument featuring a scultpture by UGA instructor Kinzey Branham that honors American patriots who fought in the Revolutionary War - including African Americans and Native Americans - on Aug. 11 at 10 a.m. on the square in downtown Washington.


Branham created a three-piece granite and bronze monument with the bust of American spy James Armistead Lafayette as its centerpiece. The monument also will tell the story of Wilkes County slave Austin Dabney and honor the estimated 5,000 to 8,000 African-American soldiers who...

UGA alumni artists showcase

Posted 5 years 9 months ago

University of Georgia alumni artists present the 4th Annual UGA Alumni Art Showcase with an opening reception from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, August 3 at the Winsor Gallery in McDonough Georgia.

The show will be on display through the month of August. The show featuring metro Atlanta artists is sponsored by the UGA Alumni Association Metro Atlanta Chapter, the UGA Lamar Dodd School of Art, the McDonough Arts Council, and the Winsor Gallery.

Alumni from the Lamar Dodd School of Art are a very prolific group who support the school as they keep their ties to UGA near and dear, and...